I am only on a decreasing dosage to treat tendon inflammation, but am also on a medication for rapid heart rate. Since taking the prednisone yesterday and today, my heart rate is accelerated even with my medication.
Yes. Prednisone depending on your starting dosage can cause some rapid heart rate especially if you are prone to it to begin with. I would contact your doctor to find out if this is o.k. for you so that your heart rate doesn't get out of control where you are on meds for it. Hope this answers your question some, good luck, marjorie zych
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